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Any person who by means of printing, lithography, or any other means of publication shall publish or cause to be published as news any false news which may endanger the public order, or cause dausage to the interest or credit of the State; “2.
Any person who by the same means, or by words, utterances or speeches shall encourage disobedience to the law or to the constituted authorites or praise, justify, or extol an, act punished by law; “3.
Article 150 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: “Art. or a fine ranging from Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000) to Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000), or both such fine and imprisonment, shall be imposed upon any person who, having been duly summoned to attend as a witness before Congress, its special or standing committees and subcommittees, the Constitutional Commissions and its committees, subcommittees, or divisions, or before any commission or committee chairman or member authorized to summon witnesses, refuses, without legal excuse to obey such summons, or being present before any such legislative or constitutional body or official, refuses to be sworn or placed under affirmation or to answer any legal inquiry or to produce any books, papers, documents, or records in his possession, when required by them to do so in the exercise of their functions.
The same penalty shall be imposed upon any person who shall induce disobedience to summons or refusal to be sworn by any such body or official.” Section 16.
“The words ‘obligation or security of the Philippines’ shall mean all bonds, certificates of indebtedness, national bank notes, coupons, Philippine notes, treasury notes, fractional notes, certificates of deposit, bills, checks, or drafts for money, drawn by or upon authorized officers of the Philippines, and other representatives of value, of whatever denomination, which have been or may be issued under any act of Congress. By in its maximum period and a fine not to exceed one million pesos (₱1,000,000), if the falsified or altered documents is a circulating note issued by any banking association duly authorized by law to issue the same. By in its minimum period and a fine not to exceed Four hundred thousand pesos (₱400,000), when the forged or altered document is a circulating note or bill issued by a foreign bank duly authorized therefor.” Section 23.
Article 167 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: “Art. Any person who shall forge, import or utter, in connivance with the forgers or importers, any instrument payable to order or other document of credit not payable to bearer, shall suffer the penalties of in its medium and maximum periods and a fine not exceeding one million two hundred thousand pesos (₱1,200,000).” Section 24.
Any person who shall instigate or take an active part in any charvari or other disorderly meeting offensive to another or prejudicial to public tranquility; “3.
5513 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Seventeenth Congress First Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fifth day of July, two thousand sixteen.
Mere members said associations shall suffer the penalty of Any persons who, without a public uprising, shall employ force or intimidation for the attainment of any of the purposes enumerated in defining the crimes of rebellion and sedition, or shall attack, employ force, or seriously intimidate or resist any person in authority of any of his agents, while engaged in the performance of official duties, or on ocasion of such performance, shall suffer the penalty of in its medium and maximum periods and a fine not exceeding Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000), when the assault is committed with a weapon or when the offender is a public officer or employee, or when the offender lays hands upon a person in authority.
If none of these circumstances be present, the penalty of in its minimum and medium periods and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand (₱100,000) shall be imposed upon any person who shall make use of force or intimidation upon any person coming to the aid of the authorities or their agents on occasion of the commission of any of the crimes defined in the next preceding article.” Section 15.
Article 114 of the same Act, as amended by Republic Act No.
7659, is hereby further amended to read as follows: “Art. to death and shall pay a fine not to exceed Four million pesos (₱4,000,000).